Author Sheila Heti Wonders 'How Should a Person Be?' - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012/07/24 01:05:49 +0000 Sheila Heti is a Canadian novelist and an editor of the magazine “The Believer.” Her widely praised novel “How Should A Person Be?” (just released in the U.S.) draws heavily on her own experiences amongst Toronto’s young, artistic milieu. Today we overhear Sheila reading a dinner-party-worthy excerpt from her prologue. -- The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "40 Reasons To Live In The USA.